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Approaching Pisa for the first time can be a captivating experience. The Leaning Tower is one of the most recognized structures on the planet and is one you’ve surely seen a million times before. Once you’re there the feeling of witnessing this architectural wonder doesn’t disappear — Piazza dei Miracoli, where the Tower is situated along with the stunning Pisa Cathedral and the Baptistry, is among the most aesthetically pleasing public places in Italy.
Although many will limit their visit to this area, those who choose to stay in the actual city of Pisa will be surprised to find a vibrant Tuscan town of medieval maritime republic fame. There’s a kaleidoscope of old churches, piazzas, bridges, and palaces, many superb restaurants serving local fare, and a cool bar scene catering to a large student population. Here are the best Airbnbs in Pisa to spend your time well.
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A private view of the Leaning Tower and the Cathedral is a thing of luxury in Pisa. You can glide above it all and enjoy the vista with a freshly brewed espresso or a glass of local wine from your own terrace at this cool Airbnb. Sporting slick designs and boho vibes, the apartment is bright and lovingly decorated. There’s a place for up to six people, a fully equipped kitchen, and two bedrooms. Book fast because as you can judge from the terrace view the property is among the most popular ones in Pisa and fills up really fast.
It’s refreshing when the cultural exploration of the city begins from your Airbnb. That is the case of this property located in the very heart of Pisa Old Town, on pedestrian Borgo Largo street. High wooden ceilings, lots of vintage memorabilia, an abundance of colorful posters, and amazing rooftop views make this apartment one of the coolest Airbnbs in Pisa. There’s also a cozy fully equipped kitchen, high-speed Wi-Fi, and air conditioning to make things comfortable. Staying in the flat gives you an authentic Italian experience, the kind of one you can’t get in a hotel. Take a stroll through the restaurant-filled Borgo Largo and marvel at Arno river views from Ponte di Mezzo bridge.
With the Leaning Tower of Pisa just 50 meters away, this Airbnb is perfect when you’re looking for accommodation to comfortably explore the town’s most famous sight. It is a studio with a large open-space living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and an upper-level bedroom. The property is well illuminated and has a lovely closed terrace corner with big panoramic windows overlooking the ancient city walls. Guests noted comfortable amenities, the location, and the helpful attitude of the host. Right next to the property you find many pizzerias and gelaterias for a tasty Pisa experience.
If you’re looking for a budget Airbnb in Pisa city center, here’s your best pick. This apartment is located in the historic core of the town, close to the river and just a 10-minute walk from the Leaning Tower. You’re getting a typical bright Italian flat with pretty decor and great amenities. It was recently renovated so everything is sparkling new. The location proved to be a success among the guests, with people loving the calm area, the historic atmosphere, and the friendly host. Nearby is the magnificent 1867-built Teatro Verdi with opulent interiors so be sure to book tickets to a play there while you’re in Pisa.
Although medieval Pisa is definitely not a city of high-rises, this Airbnb on the outskirts of the Old Town and next to the railway station is a cool exception. The views you will be getting here are spectacular. Red rooftops of Pisa and the towering mountains in the distance, these are the vistas you’ll be enjoying over your breakfasts and dinners. Add adorable boho designs and modern furniture and you’re getting a great Pisa Airbnb at an affordable price. A few steps away is 14th-century Chiesa di Sant’Antonio Abate with an exterior Tuttomondo mural of none other than the American pop art genius Keith Haring.
If luxurious Pisa Airbnb is something you’re looking for, this property fits the description well. With sumptuous renovated interiors it masterfully blends the old and new. The Airbnb is filled with authentic furniture that lets you feel the atmosphere of the old Pisa while enjoying the most modern amenities. It is conveniently located between the railway station and the city center allowing for a comfortable exploration at your own pace. Three amazing balconies overlooking historic environs will ensure that your coffee mornings are nice and scenic.
Pretty minimalist designs, riverside location, and impeccable comfort make this Airbnb a great pick for a Pisa accommodation. Ideal for a family holiday, it has lots of space with a living room and a mezzanine bedroom. There’s a LED TV with Chromecast, a Nespresso machine with pods, and high-speed WiFi. Make a discovery tour around the palazzo-filled Arno river banks visiting the National Museum of San Matteo, Museo della Grafica and GAMeC Center of Modern Arts.
Arno river banks have long been the favorite spot for the Tuscan nobility to have their palaces on. You can get your share of classy living by booking this fantastic Airbnb. Here you will have one of the best terraces in the city with a direct river view. And don’t forget that the property is set in the 16th century-built house meaning that you’ll have a first-hand historic Pisa experience without leaving your Airbnb. Step inside to find brilliantly-designed sun-soaked interiors on a whopping 150 square meters area of the apartment. It is spacious, it is bright and it gives you a truly comfortable stay in style. And a very authentic one too.
Italian cities are not the most car-friendly. Pisa is not an exception with its pedestrianized Old Town and lack of parking spots. This Airbnb would be perfect if you’re exploring Tuscany by car and looking for some peace of mind. Located in a quiet residential area, it is a comfortable place to stay in Pisa that will be great for both a romantic couple and a family of up to five. Parking is easy and free, the apartment is very modern and roomy. There’s a fully equipped kitchen, 55-inch Smart TV with Prime Video, and 100 square meters of space. As Pisa is not that big, you will easily reach all the major sights and stay in an area without the tourist crowds. Win-win it is.
Having your own private patio that drowns in lush greenery is definitely a draw when it comes to the Airbnb scene of Pisa. This property is a veritable oasis in the city of medieval beauty giving you a chance to relax from the sightseeing in style. The location is great too, 10 minutes and you can reach the city center whether it’s the Arno river banks or the Leaning Tower.
This recently renovated Airbnb is a hot new property among the best Pisa vacation rentals. The interiors here are slick and modern, everything is well designed to give an ultimate staying experience right in the heart of Pisa’s Old Town. The river is a few steps away and so are the must-visit sights like the Pisa Cathedral and the Leaning Tower. Guests raved about the top location and cleanliness of the property.
With the iconic Leaning Tower taking all the attention it is easy to miss the fact that Pisa was once been one of the most powerful maritime city-republics in the Mediterranean. And maritime means that this city has access to the sea through a coastal stretch called Marina di Pisa. This Airbnb gives you a chance to experience the serenity of a typical Italian Ligurian holiday home. With the sea just a hundred meters away, cozy rustic interiors, and an effortless atmosphere of the Marina di Pisa, you’re getting an original way to spend a day or two in the vicinity of Pisa. And you can easily combine a seaside vacation with visiting the Leaning Tower, it is just 20 minutes away by car or frequent public transport. Also, being next to the Ligurian sea means lots of opportunities to taste seafood at the local restaurants so opt for that too.